Edward Skovron has been a member of the
Amateur Athletic Union family since 1990 and sits on the AAU Board of
Directors. In addition, he holds the position of National Baseball Chair
along with being the Governor of New England AAU, one of the largest
districts in AAU serving over 30 sports throughout five states.
Ed has been instrumental in youth
sports over the years including involvement in the Little League, Babe
Ruth and American Legion youth sport organizations. He was named ?Man of
the Year? in 1989 for his outstanding support and dedication to youth
sports in his hometown of Johnston, Rhode Island.
Besides being an AAU volunteer, he?s
owner of several businesses: New England Carpet Consultants of
Providence Rhode Island, Moosehead Furniture of Monson, Maine, and Old
Pro Sports of New Jersey. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during
the Vietnam War.
Ed?s greatest pride is his three
children, Stephanie, mother of three and a well-known interior designer
in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts areas, Todd, also an AAU volunteer
and a web designer, and Erik, proud father of two and a manager for
T-Mobile Communications in RI.
The Amateur Athletic Union was
established in 1888 and is the largest non-profit volunteer service
organization in the U.S. dedicated to the promotion and development of
amateur sports and physical fitness programs.